Your mind has been hacked and you couldn’t care less!

Yes – and you (meaning most people) are unaware that their minds have been hacked. As always – I start with describing what I mean by certain keywords. Hacked and hacking The concept is of course borrowed from the world of computing, where devious infiltrations of computerised systems cause chaos. These are usually ‘viruses’ of … Read more

Is the happiness mindset consistent with happiness?

The purpose of this post is to explore the happiness mindset with a different set of lenses. Different to what? Different to ‘everybody’ else – meaning ‘the majority’. This is not advice to any person. Hence there is no guidance on how to achieve a better alternative, or a more fulfilled life. On posing the … Read more

Controlling your world

Did I say ‘controlling the world?’ I did NOT! I said ‘your world’. What does ‘your world’ mean? I mean the probabilities of events that are happening now and preparing for probabilities of events likely to happen in the future. Some fool needs an example. It’s this simple: if you don’t top up your electric … Read more

Money – Know More, Make More, Give More.

Am I talking about your dreams at night? I am not! This is about people’s aspirations; the things they wish for in their quieter moments – and the things they do not reveal even to their closest (so-called) friends. Just to be clear reading of this blog post and viewing of videos herein, is totally … Read more

Not a happy time for me

Save your empathy and expression of concern for my unhappiness. Happiness and by extension unhappiness are not concepts I subscribe to, even if you do and insist that I must know about them – a sort of ‘bullying’ of me to obey concepts I reject. “What’s the matter now?” – you wondered. What’s disturbed my … Read more

The Conquest of Happiness

Bertrand Russell has had a profound effect on my thinking and outlook on life. I read a significant number of his books and philosophical essays when I was around 16 – 19. It’s only, in recent years, when I overview the content of what I had read – stuff that may have slipped from the conscious access of my memory – that I discover the extent of that influence.

Today in particular,  by accident I come across ‘The Conquest of Happiness‘. I scan through the stuff and get to Chapter 5: Fatigue – and of course it’s not just about ‘fatigue’ in the usual sense of the word. Amazingly Bertie had been exploring the ‘unconcsious’ – that concept I often refer to as ‘substrata’ – the elusive ‘substrata’.

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A reflective time… tiny chemicals

I’ve been quite busy since September 2009, with new work and new experiences. There have been so many experiences to blog about but not in this space. I therefore spent much more time blogging at Jumbie’s Watch, My proper English on this blog has me rather restrained, which is no bad thing. At Jumbie I … Read more